Ellis, Robert Leslie
- Maria Panteki
Ellis, Robert Leslie (1817–1859), mathematician and classical scholar, was born on 25 August 1817 in Bath, the youngest of the six children of Francis Ellis of Bath, and his wife Mary. His father was fond of speculative inquiry and spent much time with him from an early age. He was educated at home by two private tutors, one in classics and another in mathematics. At the age of ten he read ...